Peer-to-peer marketing is nothing new, but Instagram has digitized, personalized and helped initiate conversations on a larger scale. It’s also become an increasingly popular place for new, convenient ways of accessing birth control to spread awareness.
Making birth control pills available over-the-counter would be a tremendous first step towards a future where all young people, regardless of their circumstances, have access to the care they need.
Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in a case challenging the Trump administration’s broad exemption for employers from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage mandates. Trump’s rules allow any employer to gain an exemption to federally required coverage of birth control in employee health insurance plans by claiming that contraception violates their […]
This is the truth about birth control: It’s popular, it’s a fundamental part of women’s lives and the majority of people in the U.S. consider it a fundamental part of women’s health care. But much work remains in guaranteeing equal access to the pill.
Today marks the 59th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of the pill—and too many barriers remain in place for women to get their hands on them.
It is important to remember that we all stand on the shoulders of the women who came before us and who fought for our reproductive freedoms. But the progress they made is ongoing—and we must continue their fight.
Convenience can only be considered trivial in matters of contraception if the realities of women’s lives are considered trivial, too.
Thanks to birth control, I lived my best life. Let’s ensure it’s available for the next generation so they can shatter every ceiling.
Kavanaugh’s record shows that he has a pattern of putting the concerns of corporations, the wealthy and the powerful over the interests of everyday people—with damaging consequences for women, workers, people of color and other vulnerable communities.
Next week, the Vatican will open the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland—just one month after the ominous anniversary of Humanae Vitae, the Vatican policy banning birth control. While the hierarchy “celebrates” 50 years of Humanae Vitae, a ban that has caused half a century of harm to the world’s poorest communities, and as we […]